Name: Chauncey Scissum
Position: Free Safety
Year: Redshirt Junior
Weight: 201 lbs
Hometown: West Henrietta, New York
High School: Rush-Henrietta High School
2015 Stats: Dished out 43 tackles last season on defense.
2016 Projections: Scissum is listed as the backup free safety, and should see significant time on the Orange defense. He played all 12 games for the Orange last season, and should expect the same this season.
How'd He Get Here?: Scissum is somewhat local from Rochester, NY. He played his high school ball at Rush-Henrietta High School, winning the 2010 New York State Championship. His senior season, he was named to the All-State First Team by the New York Sportswriters Association.
What'd Recruiting Sites Say?: He was a three-star recruit by most major recruiting websites.
Links of Wonder: Here is an absolutely terrifying article from Nate Mink at Syracuse.com describing Mrs. Scissum's reaction to her son being stabbed in the spring.
What Does the Coaching Staff Think?: The only quotes available from Babers surround the stabbing, but they are all positive: "They're (Chauncey Scissum and Corey Winfield) are doing really good. It didn't interrupt their class schedules and finals and stuff like that. The family came together and worked with them and both of those guys will be full speed ahead."
Interesting Nugget O' Interest: He is a Selected Studies major in the School of Education at SU.
Let's Get A Good Look Atcha: